Oil on Board “Blues & Ochres”
signed and titled and dated 1999 verso.
Frame; 32″ X 17.5″
Image; 26″ X 12″
artist: Derek Jenkins (Born 1937)
The artis was born in Cardiff, Wales in 1937 and studied art at the West of England College of Art, Bristol, followed up with a teaching diploma at the Institute of Education, London University. In 1972 he came to Cornwall where he was Head of the Art Department at Falmouth School of Art until his retirement in 1989.
Since 1989 he has painted full-time. He was an artist member of the NSA in the Centennial year of NAG (1995), and an associate member of the Penwith Society of Artists. In 2000 his work was selected for the Falmouth Art Gallery exhibition 20 Years of Contemporary Art. Like his wife, he has exhibited his work at the New Craftsman Gallery in St Ives.